Picture a Clogged Kitchen Sink!
If you overestimate your abilities and insist on fixing the problem yourself, rather than calling a plumber, that clog can eat up major time and money—and still turn your kitchen floor into a sea of water.
This home improvement nightmare is a cautionary tale for project professionals: Without the ability to recognize the skills you lack and those you possess, a project easily can spin down the drain. Your career is no different. Poor self-awareness can keep you from developing the skills you need to move up the ladder.
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Event Date: March 21, 2013
The purpose of the presentation is to give the audience an understanding that successful completion of projects is dependent on both perception and strategy. Project Managers should closely monitor their employees’ body language, personality, belief, values, past experiences, strengths, and weaknesses. The speaker will share a step-by-step proven process to expand project managers’ abilities that should help contribute to project success.
What’s in it for me? What do I get from doing all this? What are the benefits of volunteering? These are questions all volunteers and professionals struggle with when considering contribution to a non-profit organization specifically to one that is not (yet) even recognized by the Thai government.
We understand your position and share your frustrations. And while companies in Thailand struggle to adapt to an ever-changing competitive arena, our task as project management professionals remains – and that is to “preach” project management processes, knowledge areas, and standard practices to our management and leadership.
You again ask: “What do I have to do this for”? There’s only one logical answer: we do it because we care. We do it because it’s part of our nature as project managers to challenge ourselves and accomplish tasks to the best of our knowledge and capabilities. Read More →
During 2012 there were 10 chapter meetings with world class presenters, many of whom are also full time Project Management practitioners. Some meetings were conducted in Thai, a format introduced in 2011. Topics covered the full spectrum of the project management discipline from Cross Cultural PM where project management was introduced to multiple disciplines in a large company to facilitate a merger operation to a discussion on traditional vs alternative approaches to project management being studied in Sweden.